Archive for August, 2017

As ISRO launch fails, glitch in space waits for fix – The Indian Express


The Indian Express

As ISRO launch fails, glitch in space waits for fix
The Indian Express
This was to create a constellation to provide satellite-based navigation services over the Indian subcontinent on the lines of the global positioning system (GPS) created by the United States. The Indian navigation satellite constellation, called NavIC ...

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The biggest challenges in mobile security – BetaNews


BetaNews

The biggest challenges in mobile security
BetaNews
In the past 20 years, we have seen a boom in mobile adoption and the arrival of the Internet of Things, but recently these advancements have been overshadowed by cybersecurity attacks which have targeted celebrities, the NHS and even the CIA. ... These ...

The Buy Side Delves into Mobile Data – Finextra (blog)


Finextra (blog)

The Buy Side Delves into Mobile Data
Finextra (blog)
9, Thasos Group, an alternative data intelligence startup, launched Streams, a real-time location information feed that transforms mobile phone data into actionable insights for traders, investors and other business managers. With GPS enabled phones ...

The Buy Side Delves into Mobile Data – Finextra (blog)


Finextra (blog)

The Buy Side Delves into Mobile Data
Finextra (blog)
9, Thasos Group, an alternative data intelligence startup, launched Streams, a real-time location information feed that transforms mobile phone data into actionable insights for traders, investors and other business managers. With GPS enabled phones ...

GPS Technology: Choosing the Right Partner to Support Your Subscribers – Security Sales & Integration


Security Sales & Integration

GPS Technology: Choosing the Right Partner to Support Your Subscribers
Security Sales & Integration
While a variety of manufacturers and providers offer products featuring basic GPS technology, A-GPS (assisted global positioning system) is a valuable addition that uses cell tower data to enhance quality and precision to compensate for poor satellite ...

Medical Alert Systems Market It Helps in Urgent Medical Emergency – The Global Health News (press release) (blog)


The Global Health News (press release) (blog)

Medical Alert Systems Market It Helps in Urgent Medical Emergency
The Global Health News (press release) (blog)
On the basis of components, the medical alert system is segmented into Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM), microphone, fall detection sensor, Wireless Transmitter, and Global Positioning System (GPS). GSM have high demand because of its ...

Dr. Per Enge Appointed to Satelles Board of Directors – Markets Insider


Dr. Per Enge Appointed to Satelles Board of Directors
Markets Insider
His laboratory has worked with the US Coast Guard to design a medium frequency (MF) radio system to broadcast differential GPS corrections to maritime users, and this system has been implemented as a worldwide standard. His laboratory ... Most ...

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Garmin launches new Vivoactive 3 smartwatch with Garmin Pay – Ars Technica


Ars Technica

Garmin launches new Vivoactive 3 smartwatch with Garmin Pay
Ars Technica
Ahead of this year's IFA conference, Garmin announced new additions to its Vivo family of wearables. Most notable is the new Vivoactive 3, an update to the Vivoactive HR that turns the device into a true smartwatch with a round case, NFC payment system ...

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Precisely Flexible Positioning – GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog)


GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog)

Precisely Flexible Positioning
GIM International (press release) (subscription) (blog)
GPS first appeared on mobile phones in the mid-1990s, but the concept of location-based services using a device's built-in GPS receiver did not really take hold until the advent of Apple's iPhone 3G. Nowadays, the ... Software-defined GNSS receivers ...

Most Hotel Apps Still Need a Radical Overhaul – Skift


Skift

Most Hotel Apps Still Need a Radical Overhaul
Skift
They're often tied into global positioning systems (GPS), offer mobile check-in, enable phones to become room keys, and let you pick a specific hotel room (like Hilton's app already does). The worst apps, Silverman said, are those with the least ...

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